Popular Foods That Fight Inflammation All Over Your Body, Says New Study

Susan S. Johnson

If you’re someone who prides yourself on your ability to take care of your body, you may already know about the different kinds of inflammation, as well as the benefits and risks associated with each.

For example, while acute inflammation—like when a minor injury swells and turns red for a short amount of time—can actually protect your body, other kinds of inflammation can do some damage if left untreated. Chronic inflammation, or low-grade inflammation over a long period of time, can eventually lead to a host of health issues. Now, a new study finds that, if your levels

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Three climate-friendly foods to add to your diet right now

Susan S. Johnson
A field of oats

A field of oats

Temperatures in the Arctic Circle have hit 118 degrees Fahrenheit, so it seems like a good time for a refresher on sustainable foods. Sure, it would be nice if everyone bought nothing but local, pesticide-free produce and low-emission, humanely raised animal products, but because we live in an industrialized world with an industrialized food system propped up by government subsidies, that’s borderline impossible. So what can we actually do?

The Guardian spoke to environmental experts about simple dietary changes we can all make to (hopefully) save the planet. The goods news is that some of the

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